LinuxWorld Australia: Does Linux Have an Image Problem?
Aug 21, 2004, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In an age where Linus Torvalds now regularly makes it into
BusinessWeek as Linux's 'technical shepherd,' can it really be true
that Linux still has an image problem? However hard a pill it may
be to swallow, that's how it is, according anyway to one recent
account of prevailing prejudices at a typical computer science
department. 'At the CS dept of the school I work at,' wrote a
contributor to a well-known message board earlier this week, 'many
students associate Linux with sweaty arrogant zealots and
loudmouthed dorks and thus don't use it when they can get by
without using it (certain courses require it)...'"